The Chinese Government Likely Knew about Spectre and Meltdown Bugs Before the U.S.

Fixing hardware and software vulnerabilities requires global information sharing—and that includes U.S. cyber adversaries.

Cyber Researchers Don’t Think Feds or Congress Can Protect Against Cyberattacks

Only 15 percent of cyber researchers think the U.S. can defend against a critical infrastructure cyberattack, according to a survey.

Hackers Find 65 Bugs in the Pentagon’s Travel Management System

The Defense Department’s fifth bug bounty awards $80,000 for spotting security holes in a travel system used by millions of the agency’s employees.

Pentagon is Planning Another Bug Bounty Contract

The contract envisions some short contests of just a few weeks and some that are ongoing.

House Committee Forwards State Department Bug Bounty Bill

The ethical hacking competition is modeled on the Hack the Pentagon program.

DHS Plans To Formalize Bug Disclosure Policy

The policy will make it easier for computer researchers to share hackable vulnerabilities they find in Homeland Security systems.

DHS is Lukewarm on the Bug Bounty Programs Congress Keeps Pushing

A bill mandating a DHS bug bounty passed the Senate Tuesday, but the department says it would duplicate work it’s already doing.

Here’s Your Federal RSA Rundown

Officials from DHS, DARPA and NIST are all on the docket.

The Pentagon is Letting Hackers Loose on Its Travel Management System

Ethical hackers will scour the platform for security gaps in the department’s fifth bug bounty program.

The U.S. is Accelerating Development of Its Own ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Weapons

Russia isn’t the only country looking to build invincible hypersonic weapons. Here’s the latest on the U.S. efforts to send missiles and even aircraft five times faster than sound.

Federal Agencies More Secure than Contractors, Study Finds

Contractors may be a cybersecurity liability, according to the study.

Trump Budget Gouges Non-Defense R&D by 19 Percent

Meanwhile, Pentagon researchers will get an extra $13.5 billion to play with.

The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.